There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Leith by bus, taxi, towncar or foot
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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Leith, Scotland?
Lothian Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Leith every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 6 min. Edinburgh Coach Lines also services this route hourly.
Bus from Hillside, Elm Row (Gayfield Square) to Leith, Casselbank Street (at 52)
- Ave. Duration
- 6 min
- Every 5 minutes
- Estimated price
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Edinburgh to Leith?
The distance between Edinburgh and Leith is 3 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Leith?
The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Leith is to bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 6 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Leith?
The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Leith is to bus which takes 6 min and costs £1 - £2.
Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Leith?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hillside, Elm Row (Gayfield Square) and arriving at Leith, Casselbank Street (at 52). Services depart every five minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 min.
How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Leith?
The bus from Hillside, Elm Row (Gayfield Square) to Leith, Casselbank Street (at 52) takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.